Dictionary
3 ENTRIES FOUND:

electrophoresis

noun elec·tro·pho·re·sis \-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Definition of ELECTROPHORESIS

:  the movement of suspended particles through a medium (as paper or gel) under the action of an electromotive force applied to electrodes in contact with the suspension
elec·tro·pho·rese \-ˈrēs, -ˈrēz\ transitive verb
elec·tro·pho·ret·ic \-ˈre-tik\ adjective
elec·tro·pho·ret·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of ELECTROPHORESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1911

electrophoresis

noun elec·tro·pho·re·sis \-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural elec·tro·pho·re·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ELECTROPHORESIS

:  the movement of suspended particles through a fluid or gel under the action of an electromotive force applied to electrodes in contact with the suspension—called also cataphoresis
elec·tro·pho·ret·ic \-ˈret-ik\ adjective
elec·tro·pho·ret·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: electrophoretogramPrevious Word in the Dictionary: electrophoneAll Words Near: electrophoresis
April 21, 2015
omnipotent Hear it
having unlimited authority or influence
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears